Zurich: FIFA has confirmed that suspended members Indonesia and Kuwait remain barred from voting in the body’s presidential election on Friday, in what could be a blow to leading candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa.
Sheik Salman, a royal from Bahrain, heads the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), which includes Indonesia and Kuwait.
He has been endorsed by the AFC’s executive committee and was eyeing block vote support from the continent in the race against his main challenger Gianni Infantino, the acting head of European football.
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